Welder
Landmark Structures - Houston, TX

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DESCRIPTION

The position of Welder performs tasks related to the steel phase of construction safely, efficiently, and to Landmark's quality standards.

DUTIES

Essential Functions:
SMAW - flat, vertical, horizontal, and overhead positions
GTAW
MCAW
GMAW
FCAW gas shielded and self shielded wire - flat, vertical, horizontal, and overhead positions
Arc gouge - flat, vertical, horizontal, and overhead positions
Oxy/acetylene or oxy/propylene torch work
Understanding or reading of drawings and/or blueprints

Non-Essential Functions:
Layout, erect, dismantle, and load tank jig, scaffolding, and other miscellaneous steel structures
Layout, secure, brace, and pin steel plate, including cone, vertical, shell, ring beam, access tube, and other associated steel tank structures and appurtenances
Rigging knowledge
Signaling of cranes and other heavy construction equipment
Safe operation of construction tools and equipment
Understanding of various piping and valve installations
Installation of various hardware, vents, hatches, and specialty items
Grinding, sanding, and polishing
Painting, caulking, and sealing
Operation of hydraulic tank hoisting equipment
Fall protection methods
Understanding of OSHA Part 1926

Supervisory Responsibilities:
Position does not directly supervise the work of others.
General supervision: routine duties are performed with minimal supervision; standard practices or procedures allow incumbent to proceed alone at routine work; occasional check of work while in progress; work is reviewed upon completion.

Equipment Operation:
Frequent use of Heavy Equipment
Frequent use of various Power Tools
Occasional use of Heavy Equipment

EOE/AA - M/F/D/V
Landmark Structures 1, L.P. is an Equal Opportunity Employer
The Statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and levels of work performed by employees, but are not a complete list of responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified. Furthermore, they do not establish a contract for employment and are subject to change at the discretion of the employer.

QUALIFICATIONS

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education Requirements:
No education requirement

Experience Requirements:
2 to 5 years of similar experience of progressive responsibility
Experience with OSHA and other regulatory requirements and industry standards
Experience with discipline-specific industry standards (API, ASME, AWWA, NACE, ACI, etc.)

Licenses, Certifications, Registrations:
Valid Driver License
Welder Certification
CPR and First Aid Certification - Preferred
NCCCO Crane Operator Certification - Preferred

Physical Requirements: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the job.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, reach with hands and arms, balance, stoop, kneel, or crouch.
The employee is repeatedly required to climb vertical ladders.
The employee is also regularly required to talk, hear, or smell as well as use hands to finger, handle, or feel.
The employee is regularly required to sit.
The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds.
The employee must regularly apply 75 foot pounds of torque in the assembly, dismantling, erection, and installation of various types of structures, tank jig, scaffolding, etc.
Regularly swings a 10 pound hammer. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

Mental Requirements:
Language Skills: Ability to read a limited number of two- and three-syllable words and to recognize similarities and differences between words and between series of numbers. Ability to print and speak simple sentences.
Mathematic Skills: Ability to add and subtract two digit numbers and to multiply and divide with 10's and 100's. Ability to perform these operations using units of American money and weight measurement, volume, and distance.
Reasoning Ability: Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions. Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.

Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to high, precarious places and outside weather conditions
The employee is frequently exposed to extreme cold and extreme heat
The employee is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles and risk of electrical shock
There is machinery, moving equipment (cranes, bulldozers, and other moving equipment) and electrical hand tools at the jobsite
The noise level in the work environment is usually loud

Competencies: To perform the job successfully an individual should demonstrate the following competencies.
Problem solving and innovation: Works well alone and in groups to identify and resolve problems in a timely manner; meets challenges with resourcefulness and generates suggestions for improving work; exhibits sound and accurate judgment
Organizational support: Follows all policies and procedures; supports organization's goals and values; completes administrative tasks correctly and on time
Planning/organizing: Uses time efficiently; sets goals and objectives; develops realistic action plans; completes administrative duties to facilitate accounting, payroll, and HR departments; collaborates with Company management on special projects involving construction methods and processes to improve the safety, quality, and efficiency of the organization; efficiently delegates, organizes or schedules crew and their tasks
Communication: Listens and gets clarification; responds well to questions; participates in meetings and demonstrates group discussion skills; writes clearly and informatively; reads and interprets written information effectively; presents numerical data effectively
Self management: Assess own strengths and weaknesses; strives to continuously build knowledge and skills; demonstrates persistence and overcomes obstacles; seeks increased responsibilities and volunteers readily; shares expertise with others; asks for and offers help when needed
Attendance/dependability/flexibility: Consistently at work and meetings on time; takes responsibility for own actions; commits to long hours of work when necessary to reach goals; follows manager's directions; keeps commitments and completes tasks on time; ensures work responsibilities are covered when absent; deals effectively with frequent delays, unexpected events and changes in/or approaches/methods to best fit the situation
Quality/cost management: Meets productivity standards and completes work in timely manner; looks for ways to improve and promote safety and quality; monitors own work to ensure quality, accuracy and thoroughness; conserves organizational resources
Interpersonal skills/professionalism: Focuses on solving conflict, not blaming; maintains confidentiality; keeps emotions under control; reacts well under pressure; interacts with managers and peers in a professional manner
Teamwork: Exhibits objectivity and openness to others' views; gives and welcomes feedback; treats fellow employees with respect; contributes to building a positive team spirit; shows respect and sensitivity for others; includes employees in planning, decision making, and process improvement

Travel:
Extensive overnight travel (over 50%) by land and/or air

Essential Functions:
SMAW - flat, vertical, horizontal, and overhead positions
GTAW
MCAW
GMAW
FCAW gas shielded and self shielded wire - flat, vertical, horizontal, and overhead positions
Arc gouge - flat, vertical, horizontal, and overhead positions
Oxy/acetylene or oxy/propylene torch work
Understanding or reading of drawings and/or blueprints

Non-Essential Functions:
Layout, erect, dismantle, and load tank jig, scaffolding, and other miscellaneous steel structures
Layout, secure, brace, and pin steel plate, including cone, vertical, shell, ring beam, access tube, and other associated steel tank structures and appurtenances
Rigging knowledge
Signaling of cranes and other heavy construction equipment
Safe operation of construction tools and equipment
Understanding of various piping and valve installations
Installation of various hardware, vents, hatches, and specialty items
Grinding, sanding, and polishing
Painting, caulking, and sealing
Operation of hydraulic tank hoisting equipment
Fall protection methods
Understanding of OSHA Part 1926

Supervisory Responsibilities:
Position does not directly supervise the work of others.
General supervision: routine duties are performed with minimal supervision; standard practices or procedures allow incumbent to proceed alone at routine work; occasional check of work while in progress; work is reviewed upon completion.

Equipment Operation:
Frequent use of Heavy Equipment
Frequent use of various Power Tools
Occasional use of Heavy Equipment

EOE/AA - M/F/D/V
Landmark Structures 1, L.P. is an Equal Opportunity Employer
The Statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and levels of work performed by employees, but are not a complete list of responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified. Furthermore, they do not establish a contract for employment and are subject to change at the discretion of the employer.

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